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'I have ambitions to become an NFL kicker', says Leicester's Christian Fuchs

The left-back’s wife and children live in New York and he plans on moving to the US when he finishes up with the Foxes.

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CHRISTIAN FUCHS IS an interesting guy.

Last summer, he swapped the Bundesliga and one of the league’s best sides for a move to a Premier League team tipped as certainties for relegation.

But, maybe he saw something we didn’t?

Leicester are nearing in on a remarkable and unlikely championship and Fuchs has been a crucial element in their success.

There are other intriguing aspects to his life, namely that his wife and two children live in New York as his partner was previously a senior analyst for Goldman Sachs. And Fuchs sees his future in the US, albeit in quite a different environment, as he revealed to Sky Sports over the weekend.

I have ambitions to become an NFL kicker. Seriously. Depending on (if) the managers in the NFL want a footballer in their team but I am very much up for it.

“I know I can kick a 60 or 65-yard field goal. Let’s see. Dreams can come true, you know. If you don’t dream you won’t reach anything.”

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